SingaporePurchase an e-STUDIO MFP, Toshiba will donate and plant a tree at the Singapore Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve on 5 Nov 2009 during Singapore Clean and Green Week 2009
This is what TSP Electronic Imaging Division promised to their corporate customers in the recent Plant-A-Tree program which started on 1 July 2009 to 31 Aug 2009. This Plant-A-Tree program aims to encourage corporate customers to participate in tree planting activity and at the same time build environmental consciousness
In the face of increasing global concerns over changing climate, destruction of forests and extinction of species, Toshiba is committed to fulfill our responsibility as a corporate citizen of planet earth. With this Plant-A-Tree program, Toshiba hopes to combat the problems and threats our trees face today.
A total of 33 guests from 18 corporate customers responded and joined 39 management and staff from Toshiba group of companies to plant a total of 67 trees at the wetland reserve. Another 90 trees will be planted through the outreach program extended to selected schools in Singapore.
SingaporeAs part of Toshiba Corporation's initiative to plant 1.5 million trees around the world by 2025, Toshiba Singapore organized a Tree-Planting Day on 2nd October 2009 at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, an ASEAN Heritage Park. Newly matriculated students from National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) were invited to participate in this youth out-reach event to conserve the mangrove ecosystem and reduce our carbon footprint. The purpose was to share the importance of conservation and environmental protection with our youth. In total, seventeen NUS students and ten NTU students participated together with Toshiba staff. Altogether, twenty-eight mangrove trees were planted.
SingaporeOn a hot and sunny Saturday, 26th September 2009, Toshiba Singapore was one of the four IT exhibitors for the National Environment Agency"s (NEA) Recycling Day 2009, held at Tampines Central from 9am to 5pm, to showcase to the public what Recycling was all about.
The core objective was to create public awareness on the importance of eWaste recycling. Toshiba took this opportunity to showcase our three voluntary take-back programs,namely,
Overall, it had been a very successful event with strong Toshiba presence where we took the chance to present our strong CSR message "Harmony with the Earth" to the public.
Singapore - Toshiba Asia Pacific Pte Ltd received the coveted Green Office Label Certificate on 6 Nov 2009. The Green Office Office Label is a certification that is based on the Eco-Office Rating System run by Singapore Environment Council. Attaining this Green Office Label demonstrates our commitment towards reducing our office environmental footprints and in building our reputation as an ecofriendly office. Staying green and lean will definitely pave the way to a sustainable business model and improved corporate image for Toshiba Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.
Thailand27 high school students and 10 teachers from Thailand, US, Poland and Japan participated Toshiba Youth Conference for a Sustainable Future 2009 from Aug 1 through Aug 7, 2009 to explore how to build a sustainable society by focusing on global environmental issues. Two schools from Thailand were invited to the conference this year.
The participants discussed on the theme "Halve CO2 Emissions by 2050 – Achieving the Best Mix of Energy Resources". They experienced LED lighting bulbs which consume less energy than incandescent lamps and a new battery called "Direct Methanol Cell" that lasts for 20 hours with less energy loss at Toshiba Science Museum. They discussed about alternative energy sources such as wind, solar, geothermal and nuclear power generation which can replace the conventional fossil fuels to reduce CO2 emission and visited Isogo Nuclear Engineering Center to learn nuclear technology.
Through group activities and discussions, the participants developed not only environmental knowledge but friendship and team work which are essential to fight against the environmental issues together.
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